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Iraqi sinkhole mass grave for 4,000 ISIS victims – report

Iraqi sinkhole mass grave for 4,000 ISIS victims – report

The bodies of some 4,000 Islamic State victims have been buried in the Khasfa sinkhole in Iraq’s desert, making it the country’s largest mass grave, according to locals, police, and activists, as cited by The Telegraph. The sinkhole is located near the Baghdad-Mosul highway, only eight kilometers from Mosul, the daily reports. Witnesses and police, […]

Government troops advance on Al Maamun neighbourhood, a day after deadly ISIL rocket strikes on soldiers near airport

Government troops advance on Al Maamun neighbourhood, a day after deadly ISIL rocket strikes on soldiers near airport

Iraqi forces have entered a neighbourhood in the western part of Mosul for the first time since the launch of an offensive to retake the city from ISIL last year. Sami al-Aridhi, a lieutenant-general in Iraq’s Counter Terrorism Service (CTS), said on Friday that the army was fighting for Al Maamun, a small neighbourhood on […]

Multi-millionaire Tony Blair sells fool’s gold to despots around the world

Multi-millionaire Tony Blair sells fool’s gold to despots around the world

The breathtaking financial rise of Tony Blair can only be matched by his equally spectacular downfall into the sordid gutter of sleazy politics at home and abroad. However, the former Middle East Peace Envoy could have achieved neither financial peak nor political trough without the help of his despotic Arab friends who rule in a […]

Iran summons Turkish ambassador and hits back at Ankara, after officials blame Tehran of destabilising the Middle East

Iran summons Turkish ambassador and hits back at Ankara, after officials blame Tehran of destabilising the Middle East

Diplomatic tensions have escalated between Turkey and Iran as the two countries traded accusations over their roles in the Syria conflict and the Middle East. Iran summoned the Turkish ambassador in Tehran on Monday over comments made by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and President Tayyip Erdogan, accusing the Islamic Republic of destabilising the region. […]

Islamic State targets medical school recruits in Sudan

Islamic State targets medical school recruits in Sudan

More than 20 British medical students at a Sudan university have abandoned their studies and joined the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. The students, mostly children of medical professionals from the U.K., appear to be among the largest group collectively recruited by ISIS, according to an investigative report by Britain’s Sunday Times. The recruits, including […]

Iraqi forces wage psychological war with jihadist corpses

Iraqi forces wage psychological war with jihadist corpses

The flyblown corpses of Islamic State militants have been rotting along a main street in north Mosul for two weeks, a health risk for passersby. Suicide bombers’ belts beside the fighters can still explode, killing anyone nearby. But the Iraqi army has no intention of burying the jihadists and hopes as many people as possible […]

ISIS Chops Off Hands of Two Children for Refusing to Execute Iraqi Civilians

ISIS Chops Off Hands of Two Children for Refusing to Execute Iraqi Civilians

ISIS terrorist group amputated the hands of two children, in western Mosul, for refusing to carry out execution sentence on two civilians, a source told Alsumaria News on Thursday. The source said, “ISIS leaders issued orders to train a group of children on fighting in the group’s camps in Nables neighborhood, in the western side of Nineveh.” […]

ISIS Executioner Captured Alive in Mosul: Police Commander

ISIS Executioner Captured Alive in Mosul: Police Commander

A local police commander says one of the most notorious executioners of ISIS terrorist group has been detained alive. Brigadier General Wathiq al-Hamdani, the Police Commander of Nineveh Province, announced that Iraqi forces have arrested one of the ISIS elements, who was the terrorist group’s executioner. “This person was identified using the photos earlier released […]

Huge Saddam Hussein-era Mosul Dam could collapse at any minute ‘killing 1.5 million people’

Huge Saddam Hussein-era Mosul Dam could collapse at any minute ‘killing 1.5 million people’

Engineers and other experts have warned that the collapse of an eight mile (13 kilometre) long dam on the Tigris River in northern Iraq is just a “matter of time”, triggering an environmental disaster which could leave 1.5 million people dead and millions more as far away as Baghdad without food or electricity. The Mosul […]

Brave Soldier Uses Bulletproof BMW to Rescue Dozens During ISIS Attack

Brave Soldier Uses Bulletproof BMW to Rescue Dozens During ISIS Attack

In the ongoing war against ISIS in the Middle East, one Kurdish Peshmerga fighter put his life—and his BMW—on the line to protect a city against a terrorist attack. Using an early-’90s armored BMW he purchased four months prior to the October 21 attack, a Peshmerga soldier named Ako Rahman rescued dozens of citizens wounded […]

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